World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 4, 2016
Opposition Labour lawmaker Sadiq Khan is on course to become the new mayor of London and the first Muslim leader of an EU capital, final opinion polls showed Wednesday, despite attempts to link him to extremists.
Blog | IP Bajpai | Monday April 18, 2016
Assam is the only state in the current crop of five going to the polls that the BJP can hope to win. And both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah have spent considerable time and resources in trying to bring about that success.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 29, 2016
Denying that there was any difference of opinion between the Congress leaders in Tamil Nadu on selection of candidates, AICC member Karti Chidambaram today said seat sharing between the party and DMK will go smoothly, since there is adequate time for the polls.
World News | Reuters | Monday March 21, 2016
Vladimir Putin's trust rating among ordinary Russians has fallen by 10 per cent in the past year even though the numbers who want to see him re-elected as president have grown, two opinion polls showed on Monday.
Opinion | Chris Cillizza, The Washington Post | Thursday March 3, 2016
As it's become more and more clear that Donald Trump is the odds-on favorite to be the Republican presidential nominee, there's been considerable speculation about what he could mean for the broader GOP, particularly as the party tries to hold its Senate majority and consolidate its House margins in the 2016 election.
Opinion | Mani Shankar Aiyar | Monday January 11, 2016
Modi has not seen acche din in 2015. First, he lost the assembly elections in Delhi at the start of the year and then the Bihar elections at the end of the year. Clearly, his much-vaunted charisma has taken a deadly blow, for these two major election losses took place notwithstanding his personal involvement in both of them.
Opinion | Mani Shankar Aiyar | Tuesday November 10, 2015
Bihar saw that Modi knows nothing about development and everything about dividing people and society.
World News | Reuters | Monday November 9, 2015
Taiwan's opposition presidential candidate retains a big lead ahead of upcoming elections, according to two opinion polls released today, despite a historic summit between President Ma Ying-jeou and Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Bihar | NDTV | Sunday November 8, 2015
With exit polls and opinion polls, we always made the point - even when we get it spot on - that there are statistical errors that shouldn't make them be taken too seriously. You get it right, you get it wrong sometimes - that's the life of a pollster.
World News | Kimiko De Freytas Tamura, The New York Times | Thursday November 5, 2015
Most Britons, at least according to various opinion polls, consider chicken tikka masala, a British colonial adaptation consisting of chunks of chicken drowned in yogurt and a spicy tomato paste, their national dish - more so than fish and chips with mushy peas.
Opinion | Mani Shankar Aiyar | Tuesday November 3, 2015
What is it that takes the BJP's language of politics to that level and pushes Nitish into responding that he, for his part, "can't stoop to that level?" Is it merely that Modi's sense of humour has failed him? Or is Modi turning hysterical as he foresees that defeat in Bihar will call into question his entire strategy of taking and keeping power?
Opinion | Shivam Vij | Saturday October 31, 2015
I don't know what the BJP is seeking votes in Bihar for: for the Ganga of development to flow in the state, to ban cow slaughter which has already been banned here since 1955, to save or disturb affirmative action for the lower castes, or to prevent fireworks in Pakistan.
Opinion | Rana Ayyub | Tuesday October 27, 2015
Many in the RSS believe that RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat has killed two birds with the same stone. By embarrassing the party with his comments on reservation, he has sent a strong signal to Amit Shah whose arrogance is being much talked about and who has kept several RSS leaders at bay in decision-making.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 21, 2015
The popularity of Indian-origin US Presidential hopeful Bobby Jindal has dipped below one per cent, according to latest opinion polls, indicating that all is not well with his campaign.
Bihar | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 18, 2015
Taking a different line from that of his party amidst the ongoing Bihar polls, BJP lawmaker Shatrughan Sinha today endorsed RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's call for a review of reservation policy, saying the latter's opinion should be taken "seriously."
Opinion | Chandan Mitra | Saturday October 10, 2015
Mr Modi is understandably cagey about being dragged back into any debate that hinges on communalism. At a time when he is trying hard to pull his party out of the quicksand of communal stigmas, he will clearly not fall into the booby trap laid for him in social media.
World News | Written by Nidhi Razdan | Tuesday October 6, 2015
Despite a series of controversial statements, Donald Trump is still leading US opinion polls, though for the first time, some polls show his lead shrinking.
World News | Reuters | Thursday September 24, 2015
Philippine leader Benigno Aquino's handpicked successor jumped to third spot in the third-quarter public opinion survey by independent pollster Pulse Asia, local television network ABS-CBN reported on Thursday.
World News | Reuters | Thursday September 24, 2015
Argentina's ruling party candidate in October's presidential election has eked out slim gains over his main rivals in the past month, putting him within striking distance of winning the first round and avoiding a run-off, opinion polls showed.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 21, 2015
Fixation of minimum educational qualifications to contest panchayat elections would "straightaway" debar 50 per cent Indians, the Supreme Court today said while seeking Haryana government's opinion on it.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday September 17, 2015
New Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has boosted his Liberal Party's standing in the opinion polls just days after ousting Tony Abbott, as he pledged to continue his predecessor's gay marriage policy.
Opinion | NK Singh | Thursday September 17, 2015
Having gone to all Modi rallies beginning from Muzaffarpur and ending on the September 1 in Bhagalpur, I witnessed not incremental but tectonic attitudinal changes.
Opinion | Ashutosh | Thursday September 17, 2015
Bihar is the new jigsaw puzzle for the political establishment. Lines have already been drawn.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Friday September 11, 2015
A 49-year-old Indian-origin man in German city of Bonn has emerged as the front-runner for the city's top job ahead of this Sunday's polls to elect a new mayor, according to an opinion poll.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 30, 2015
Billionaire Donald Trump has soared in opinion polls for the Republican presidential primary, but inflammatory anti-immigrant rhetoric could cost him the crucial Latino vote in the 2016 White House race.
World News | Reuters | Saturday August 29, 2015
Former Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' leftist Syriza will emerge as the biggest party in next month's election but without the majority it was hoping for, the first opinion polls since he resigned last week showed on Friday.
Opinion | Mohandas Pai | Wednesday August 26, 2015
The voters of Bengaluru have spoken. The BJP has got the majority in the BBMP Council with 100 seats and 40% of votes polled, while the Congress is next with 75 seats and 39% of votes polled.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 13, 2015
Indian-American Republican US presidential candidate Bobby Jindal has shown marginal improvement in his popularity ratings in the crucial primary state of Iowa, according to a latest opinion poll.
World News | Reuters | Thursday July 23, 2015
Portugal's general election will be held on Oct. 4, the president decided on Wednesday as he urged politicians to ensure that the next government has a majority in parliament amid opinion polls that show no clear leader.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 21, 2015
Popularity of Indian-American Bobby Jindal, a Republican presidential aspirant, has increased significantly in the crucial swing State of Iowa, but his national popularity ratings remains abysmally low, latest opinion polls have shown.